HYDRODUCT® 660 (US Version)

High impact, creep-resistant geocomposite and protection layer for use with GCP waterproofing membranes on all horizontal applications

Product Description

HYDRODUCT® 660 is a highly robust, preformed, 0.44 in. (11 mm) thick geocomposite drainage sheet system, comprising a high impact, studded polystyrene core. This is covered on one side with a nonwoven, needle punched polypropylene filter fabric and on the other side with a smooth polymeric film. This film allows the HYDRODUCT® 660 to be placed against waterproofing membrane and should not be removed.

 

Uses

HYDRODUCT® 660 Drainage Composite is designed to collect and transport water to drainage outlets. It can be used on all horizontal applications regardless of the type of overburden and serves as a combination drainage and protection course for all GCP waterproofing membranes.

The high strength, nonwoven geotextile is designed to maintain pemittivity while protecting the drainage composite from job site damage prior to, and during, the installation of the overburden. The high permittivity of the nonwoven geotextile facilitates the removal of water from a concrete pour, thus enhancing the concrete cure, as well as providing drainage after installation. The geotextile is securely bonded to the core to prevent intrusion of the fabric into the core during service. The high modulus backing film ensures compatibility when used with either PROCOR® fluid applied waterproofing membranes, or with BITUTHENE® waterproofing membranes.

Product Advantages

  • Universal horizontal application—suitable for all overburdens including concrete
  • Damage and creep-resistant—high compressive strength core resists traffic loads and site damage to maintain drainage flow
  • High flow capacity—drains 17 gal/min./ft (211 L/min./m) width
  • Enhances waterproofing—eliminates hydrostatic head build up
  • Securely bonded fabric—restricts intrusion into core Polymeric backing film—compatible with both sheet and liquid waterproofing membranes
  • Lightweight—easy to install without special equipment
  • Simple, convenient, drainage and protection layer—robust membrane protection

Application Procedures

Safety, Storage and Handling Information

All construction products must be handled properly. Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are available and users should acquaint themselves with this information. Carefully read detailed precaution statements on product labels and the SDS before use.

Installation

HYDRODUCT® 660 can be placed over waterproofing membranes, concrete or wood providing job site conditions allow the composite to remain as placed. Additional ballast consideration should be given in high wind exposures. Abut all edges tightly with the excess geotextile placed over the adjacent roll in shingle fashion.

To secure HYDRODUCT® 660 around protrusions, apply PREPRUFE® Detail Tape around the protrusion in a picture frame configuration. Cut HYDRODUCT® 660 to fit snugly around the protrusion. Press HYDRODUCT® 660 core firmly into the PREPRUFE® Detail Tape.

HYDRODUCT® 660 should be covered promptly. Do not leave HYDRODUCT® 660 exposed to sunlight for more than two weeks. Motor vehicles, construction equipment or other trades should not be allowed directly on the HYDRODUCT® 660.

Supply

HYDRODUCT®  
Roll size 4 ft x 50 ft (1.2 m x 15.2 m) 200 ft2 (18.6 m2)
Packaging 6 rolls/pallet
Weight 50 lbs (21 kg)/roll
Complementary Materials  
PREPRUFE® Detail Tape 2 in. x 50 ft (50 mm x 15 m) roll/16 rolls per carton
HYDRODUCT® Coil 600 50 ft (15.2 m) roll

Physical Properties

Property TYPICAL VALUE TEST METHOD
Drainage Core    
Polymer High impact polystyrene  
Thickness 0.44 in. (11 mm) nominal ASTM C366 method B
Compressive strength 18,000 lbs/ft2 (862 kPa) ASTM D1621
Flow rate (gradient 1.0, load 172 kPa) 17 gal/min./ft (211 L/min./m) ASTM D4716
Geotextile    
Type Nonwoven  
Polymer Polypropylene  
Weight 8.0 oz/yd2 (136 g/m2) ASTM D3776
Tensile strength 205 lbs (912 N) ASTM D4632
Apparent opening size 80 U.S. sieve (0.177 mm) ASTM D4751
Flow rate 90 gal/min./ft2 (3668 L/min./m2) ASTM D4491
CBR puncture 600 lbs (2.66 kN) ASTM D6241

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Last Updated: 2019-03-12

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